precedented

/ (ˈprɛsɪˌdɛntɪd) /

adjective

(of a decision, etc) supported by having a precedent

Nearby words

  1. precava,
  2. precede,
  3. precedence,
  4. precedency,
  5. precedent,
  6. precedential,
  7. preceding,
  8. precent,
  9. precentor,
  10. precentral area

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Word Origin and History for precedented

precedented

adj.

1650s, past participle adjective from precedent, which is attested as a verb from 1610s.

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